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Illustration to the works of Virgil

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Strasbourg (published)

  • Date:

    1502 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)
    Brandt, Sebastian, born 1457 - died 10 (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    woodcut

  • Museum number:

    E.2905-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 95, shelf B, box 62

Physical description

Diagram of the pre-Copernican cosmos, with scenes of husbandry. Possibly the title page of Virgil's Georgics.

Place of Origin

Strasbourg (published)

Date

1502 (published)

Artist/maker

Unknown (artist)
Brandt, Sebastian, born 1457 - died 10 (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

woodcut

Dimensions

Height: 7.125 in, Width: 5.75 in

Descriptive line

Woodcut illustration to Sebastian Brant's edition of the works of Virgil, published Strasbourg, 1502

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1923, London: Board of Education, 1925.

Materials

Paper (fiber product)

Techniques

Woodcut

Categories

Prints; Woodcuts; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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